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Fragment of a vessel

Sherd of a wheel-made vessel.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 6. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.1953

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels